With the rise in broadband penetration in Nigeria, Glo partners Huawei to enpower students it is without doubt that internet data services make up; a huge part of creating ease in daily life and activities.
A lot can be; done online now – academic and corporate research, booking cabs, movie tickets, paying utility bills, mobile banking, publicity for businesses of all scales and sizes, to name a few. This creates the rising need for faster and better internet connectivity.
Globacom’s Chief Operating Officer, Mohamed Jameel; Executive Director, Human Resources, Adewale Sangowawa, and Glo ambassador/ Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda Since 4G network arrived Nigeria, Globacom (Glo), an indigenous Nigerian telecommunications service provider, popularly called the grandmasters of data, has been; at the forefront offering Nigerian customers quality internet data services at a competitive price.
This has been made easier with Glob partners Huawei Technologies, the leading global ICT and Telecommunications equipment and service providers.
The duo (Glo partners and Huawei Technologies) have recently; resorted to rewarding Nigerian students across institutions in the country with a combination of high-end smartphones and super-fast internet service.
This program, targeted at thirty (30) universities and a hundred and fifty (150) Nigerian students, will be; offering free Huawei smartphones loaded with six months unlimited Glo 4G data to five (5) students and five (5) Huawei routers with pre-loaded 60GB of Glo 4G data to the institution.Students to be rewarded are the top five (5) final year students in each institution.
The plan is to aid; fast and free internet Wi-Fi connectivity for research in schools and to enable students stay connected to good internet for; academic tasks while outside of the school premises for free.
The program kicked off recently at the Babcock University, Ilishan, Ogun State, where; the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, Professor Iheayichukwu Okoro, led other members; of the University to receive the routers.
The five outstanding final year students of Babcock University who; received the Huawei Y5 smartphones were Dogo Edafe Bawa of Business Education, Olusoji Ifejesu Precious of Accounting Department, Ojutiku Toluwanimi Oluwaseun of Economics, Ajulibe Goziem Benjamin of Medical Laboratory Science and Anifowose Airat Morolake of Computer Science department.